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Position Title: Software Engineer - Java
Job Code: 467440
Job Location: New Jersey-Roseland


Prudential’s Individual Life Insurance (ILI) division is on a journey to transform its technology landscape from older, custom built applications to newer, packaged, cutting edge software. A critical component of this journey is the transformation of customer correspondence and communications, since the customer is at the heart of everything we do as a business.


You will be responsible for developing and maintaining customer communication applications and frameworks. You will typically work in small, nimble teams that collaborate on common problems across products and across focus areas. As a team member, you care about quality of code, understand how to integrate disjointed systems, love to learn new technologies, and are ready to adapt to changing design frameworks and design principles. You will have knowledge on how back-end systems work. Details are critical as you iterate through complex interactions and have pride in your work output. We are looking for someone who loves a good challenge and can work collaboratively.

We are transforming the life insurance business by building a startup culture in a company that is touching 20 Million lives, yet thinks agile. A company where talent drives success and your work touches everyone from a 25 year old to folks over 90 years old living in retirement. We care about web accessibility. We care how we treat our customers. Our employees are passionate about what they do and make it happen.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute as part of development team dedicated to building a quality product, applying agile development principles

  • Develop applications using Java, Java Script, J2EE, XML, Spring, Tomcat, Websphere, Unix Shell Scripting and MQ Messaging

  • Experience working in both Relational and Non-Relational database technologies.

  • Understanding of Content Management platforms a plus.

  • Use object oriented analysis, design, and development techniques in an agile software development environment.  Specifically, the scrum framework and extreme / pair programming

  • Collaborate and develop relationships with other technologists by partnering, pairing and sharing

  • Work with a general direction and exercise independent thinking

  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, MIS, or related (including the equivalent practical experience)
  • Two (2) plus years of experience in the position offered, as Software Engineer, Systems Engineer, or related
  • Two (2) plus years of experience using Java & some of the related development tools details in the "Job Responsibilities" detailed above
  • Test Driven Development (TDD) mindset & experience is a plus
  • Experience in the software development lifecycle especially Agile methodologies is a plus
  • Business and technical background in the Insurance or Financial Service industry is a plus

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Technology
Schedule: Full-time

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Posted: 2018-10-18 Expires: 2018-11-17

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